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Oct 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
mitt romney campaigns in iowa. then a look at wisconsin. after that the funeral for former senator and presidential candidate george mcgovern. now republican presidential candidate mitt romney in ames iowa for a speech on the economy on his economic plan. according to the latest polling average, president obama holds a % lead in this state. this is about 35 minutes. ♪ >> hello everybody, how are you doing? you live in iowa and you live in a battleground state. let me say that again because i don't think i've said that in all the years i've been in politics. we're a battleground state this year and that makes it very important. and i'm glad i have the opportunity to welcome the next president of the united states. and i know it's cool and you feel the chill but also you feel the momentum of romney being the next president of the united states. [applause] now you folks all know people who voted four years ago for president obama. you know that he promised partisanship and to reduce the deficit by half, that he was going to give us accountable government, that he was going to reduce
Oct 26, 2012 4:06pm EDT
quite a flurry of candidate visits in the next week. joe biden is here today. mitt romney will be your mind a bit president obama will be here tuesday. paul ryan will be here on wednesday. host: how much of it comes from the ripple effect of gov. walker? guest: there has been an interesting debate over what the recall told us about the presidential election. you could overstate the implications in some ways because the recall by definition is a pretty extraordinary event and it was pretty clear in the recall fight back some voters were voting against the recall process. they did not think it was appropriate. you had about between 15 and 20% of the people that voted for republican scott walker said they favored barack obama for president. in the polling, every couple of weeks throughout the year, it has been pretty consistent that about one-tenth of the electorate, nine or 10% of voters said they approve of both republican governor and democratic president. the recall was not a perfect barometer, but that tells you that republicans have had a lot of success winning elections in wisconsi
Oct 26, 2012 10:30pm EDT
now through election day, watching our coverage of the candidates. next mitt romney campaigns in iowa. after that, firstly michelle obama campaigns in las vegas. then a look at the battleground state of wisconsin. >> this weekend, "book tv" in austin, texas. saturday from 11 a.m.. if a trading mr. cote's drug cartel. the texas book festival, live this weekend on c-span 2. but people still talking about the presidential debate, c-span want students to send a message to the president and a short video. what is the most important issue the president should consider in 2013? for your chance to win the grand prize of $5,000, c-span student cam is open to students. act stu >> the mitt romney in iowa and is closing arguments and his economic plan. president a bomb all the 2% lead in the state. -- obama holds a 2% lead in the state. ♪ >> hello, everybody. how are you doing? you live in iowa. you live in a battleground state. let me say that again. i do not think i have said that before. we are a battleground state this year. this makes it a very important. i am glad to have an
Oct 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
romney has called for $5 trillion of tax cuts that he says he will pay for by closing deductions. the math does not work, but he claims he will do it. he wants to spend $2 trillion on military spending that our military is not asking for. our military spending has gone up every single year since i have been in office. we spend more on their military and the next 10 countries combined. china, france, the night kingdom, you name it. we need to work with their joint chiefs of staff to think about, what are we going to need in the future to make sure we are safe? that is the budget we put forward. what you cannot do is spend $2 trillion in additional military spending that the military is not asking for, $5 trillion on tax cuts. you say you will pay for this by cutting loopholes and deductions without naming what those loopholes and deductions are. you are somehow going to do with the deficit that we have the math simply does not work. when it comes to our military,what we have to think about is not just budgets, we have got to think about capabilities. we need to be think about cybe
Oct 22, 2012 10:00am EDT
in michigan were more competitive but the romney campaign is airing ads there. i think that that actually hurt hoekstra's chances a good deal. while i thought there was some potential for the rights to the competitive, all the data i have seen in the last six weeks suggests to me that stand now is likely going to win reelection. host: we go to ohio for our last phone call. caller: how are you? host: what do you have to say? caller: i want to ask ms. duffy, what do you think about the senate races in massachusetts, columbus, ohio? i am from columbus, a female, and an african-american. i would like to know what you think about mr. romney talking about the 47% i have paid my taxes all year. host: we have to leave it there because we're running short on time. guest: massachusetts is a short race. i think elizabeth warren is probably ahead a few points. if scott brown wants to win a full term, he needs to pull ahead on election day. in ohio, sherrod brown has brought a very tough race, he has had an awful lot of tough money thrown at him, but he told the advantage today above josh mandel. host: jen
Oct 23, 2012 3:30am EDT
invested overseas because you were -- governor romney is right. you are familiar with does being shipped overseas because you invest in companies that ship jobs overseas. we would be buying cars from china instead of selling cars to china. if we take your advice with respect to how we change our tax codes so companies that are earning profits overseas do not pay u.s. taxes, compared to companies here that are paying taxes, that is estimated to create $800,000. but the problem is they will be in place like china. if we're not making investments in education and basic research which is not something the private sector is doing and is sufficient basis, then we will lose the lead in things like clean energy technology. with respect to what we have done with time already, u.s. exports -- we have done with china already, u.s. exports have doubled to china. currencies are at the most advantageous point for u.s. exporters since 1993. we have to make more progress and that is why we will keep on pressing. when it comes to our military and chinese security, part of the reason we are able to pivot
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